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Facilitating Fast Team Building and Consensus

Christopher Avery: Tips on how to facilitating fast team building and consensus.

Posted on 01/13/2012 10:04 am | 8 Comments
 
Client Feedback: Creating Results-Based Teams Workshop
Wow!  IT leaders from a major retailer in the San Francisco Bay area valued the Creating Results-Based Teams workshop they attended. Here's their internal survey results. Check the results from the second group. Download a PDF of this presentation. This workshop was part of a Managed Leadership Gift Adoption program to develop an culture of responsible leadership so agile and...

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Posted on 06/21/2011 03:34 pm | 3 Comments
 
How to Build Effective, Successful Management Teams
In one of my recent blog posts, Teamwork Basics: Creating Positive Interdependence in Groups, I offered three strategies you can use to get people feeling and acting like they are in the same boat together: Start shining the spotlight on the whole, not the pieces Solicit help shining the light Know the standard you are striving to achieve Building on...

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Posted on 11/10/2010 01:00 am | 9 Comments
 
Rally Software CEO Tim Miller Endorses Christopher Avery’s Knowledge Team Leadership Workshop

Rally Software CEO Tim Miller Endorses Christopher Avery’s Knowledge Team Leadership Workshop

Posted on 10/04/2010 12:44 am | No Comments
 
It’s my birthday—gifts for everyone and 50% off sale
4/7/09 update - Sorry, the sale is over and the coupon codes below have been removed. Thousands of gifts were downloaded, viewed, or listened to during this week-long bash. Let's do it again. It's my birthday and this year I'm giving the gifts... Shared Responsibility It's a tough business environment. You and I know that responsibility isn't about what happens...

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Posted on 03/31/2009 08:24 pm | 7 Comments
 
What is Team Building Anyway?
The Chief Happiness Officer writes about The top 5 reasons why most team building events are a waste of time. He says they are overly competitive, often demeaning, and don't so much build team as build aggression (my word). No kidding. Here's a few related views based on my experience studying team development—so I could teach it to others—since 1990:...

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Posted on 11/01/2007 07:19 am | 1 Comment
 
2007 Mission 35—Responsibility Redefined Supports Good to Great Leadership
Last week in the Southern California mountain resort town of Lake Arrowhead a small group of senior leaders came together to launch their trek toward building a great company. I was honored to support them. And they were thrilled with their experience and the results of their meeting. Here's what my client reported to me in the days following the...

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Posted on 09/24/2007 06:29 am | No Comments
 
Easy Executive Change
Published yesterday by The Cutter Consortium. Thanks for their permission to share it with you in it's entirety. Easy Executive Change by Christopher M. Avery, Senior Consultant, Cutter Consortium Want to make change a lot easier on yourself and develop a winning and happy organization at the same time? It might be easier than you think. I'll tell you how....

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Posted on 08/30/2007 12:57 pm | 2 Comments
 
“Happy Birthday” in Three Languages
Thursday night I was the guest of Anders Risling and Lärke Johns for dinner in their home in Stockholm. Anders wrote the first book in the world on knowledge management— öretagetKunskapsf, ("The Knowhow Company" co-authered with Karl-Erik Sveiby, 1986. Awarded Best Management Book in Sweden 1986). Anders and Lärke are partners in the consulting firm Provins Fem. Eight other partners...

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Posted on 08/11/2007 06:43 pm | No Comments
 
High Performance in Swedish
Today I was teaching Responsibility Redefined to a wonderful group of consultants at the premier Swedish consulting firm Provins Fem. I mentioned "effective" versus "efficient" and one of the consultants stopped me for a quick language check — as they had done all week when I used language they did not understand (such as "hold my feet to the fire"......

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Posted on 08/10/2007 04:06 pm | No Comments
 
 
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